May 2018

Financial Tip of The Month.
Confused by the new "Income Sprinkling" Rules.

If you're a business owner, then understanding these rules is important. 

Here's a guide to help. 
Please share with all the business owners you know.  

Want to learn more?  Ask questions?  Listen to our Wealth Matters Call on May 9th at 2:00pm.  Register here.
Business Owners, Income Splitting, Income Sprinkling and Understanding the New Rules.  

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Tax Season is Done!  Frustrated because you feel like you paid too much?
Most missed Tax savings opportunity
I've recently been asked to write an article each month for York Region Media Group.  We will share the links as they are released. 

If you have any financial questions, please share them with us so we can write specific articles to address your questions.   
Set things up now for a more tax effective 2018!  
Health Spending Account .  This type of plan provides a pre-set amount that is allocated to an account for you (and your staff) that allows you to spend it on healthcare.  This plan can be very effective for keeping costs down, and helps to provide a customize approach to those that have specific or unique needs.  
If it's time to ensure you have the proper protection to the most overlooked insurance in the Self-employed world today, give me a call.  I can offer different types of plans, and find the fit that's best for you.   

Trustee Fees Reminder:  Please note that Trustee fees for RRSP, LRSP, RRIF, LIF will be charged in early June.
Rightsizing. Finding Your Fit
We will be hosting 3 seminars this May in the Markham, Aurora and Richmond Hill area about downsizing.

Learn how to get the best price from your home, and all the tips for the best decision.
*To Sell or Not
*Decluttering Tips
*Real Financial Case Study.
Cash on the Sidelines? 
Check out Manulife for a Great Interest Rate.
Manulife Bank is offering  a promotional annual interest rate of 2.4% on Advantage Accounts.  Want an easy way to save?  Set up your own online account. Click Here or contact me

Many of you know, I have been very involved with a number of charities.  I love seeing those that really make a difference.  So, I wanted to share a few special events coming up.
 Relay for Life Cancer Fundraiser :  Samantha Brazier is bringing this event to St. Theresa's Catholic High School in Richmond Hill.  This great initiative will help more students get engaged to raise money for Cancer research.  The school is trying to raise over $60,000 their first year.  If you would like to support this amazing effort, please feel free to donate here:
Big Bike for Heart & Stroke:  I will participate again with the Connect the Community team in Richmond Hill.  We ride on June 14th.  If you would like to support Heart & Stroke with more research to help us all live longer and healthier, please visit my Donation Page

Quote of the Month:

Humor is what happens when we're told the truth quicker and more directly than we're used to - George Saunders

Thanks for allowing me to be a part of your team


Janine Purves, CFP®. CPCA, CCS

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